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A Look at the Top Job Seeker Articles From 2017

December 19th, 2017

Believe it or not, 2017 is just weeks away! Right now, you’re probably hearing people chatter about how quickly the year flew by, but you might not feel that way if you’ve spent the past 12 months stuck in a job you can’t stand.

If finding accounting temp jobs in Seattle is one of your New Year’s resolutions, it’s never too early to hit the ground running. Accountingpros Recruiting + Staffing offers advice to job seekers like you multiple times per month, to help you succeed. Here’s a look at our three most popular articles from 2017.

Practical Tips to Make Sure Your Social Media Profiles are Professional and “Job-Search Ready”

These days, everyone is on social media — including recruiters. This article detailed the importance of cleaning up your social media presence prior to starting a job search, because unflattering content will keep you from getting hired. Knowing exactly what steps to take to clean up your online image can be a challenge, so the article shared four steps to help you complete the process. If your social presence needs polished, find out how to do it properly.

The Ultimate List of Power Words to Include on Your Resume

Your resume offers the reader a snapshot of your professional history, so it needs to make an impact. When filling an open position, countless resumes land on the employer’s desk, and many sound exactly the same. If you want yours to get noticed, it needs to contain strong verbiage that really means business. Take a look at 10 authoritative terms that belong on your resume.

Three Ways to Prioritize Your Inbox

Constantly stopping to check your inbox is distracting and majorly limits your productivity. If email has taken over your life, it’s time to gain back control. Most messages are not urgent, so they don’t have to be returned immediately. When you learn how to prioritize your inbox, you can make better use of your time. Find out how to make this change for the better.

Ready to embark on a search for a new accounting or finance job in 2018? Accountingpros Recruiting + Staffing is here to help every step of the way. Contact us today to find out how a partnership with us can boost your career to new heights!

Need a Little Motivation? Start Listening to These 5 Podcasts

August 16th, 2017

Your iphone can do more than just play music. When you’re commuting to work, at your desk or on the treadmill at the gym, download an inspiring podcast to boost your mood and your energy level.

Whether you’re searching for accounting temp jobs in Seattle or a full-time gig, the process can be draining. Get motivated by putting these five podcasts on your playlist.

“The School of Greatness”

Hosted by New York Times best-selling author Lewis Howes, “The School of Greatness” podcast is jam-packed with inspiration. Episodes feature interviews with renowned business professionals, top athletes, and celebrities willing to share their secrets to success. Topics run the gamut from inspiration and business to health and relationships, so tune in to learn tips that will benefit you personally and professionally.

Tony Robbins’ Podcast

Join the millions of people around the globe who credit Tony Robbins for changing their life. His eponymous podcast covers various topics designed to improve your mind, body and soul. A few of his recent topics include “What does it mean to be bulletproof?” “Are you a giver or a taker?” and “What is true wealth”?

“Bulletproof”

The popular “Bulletproof” podcast is hosted by Dave Asprey, founder and CEO of Bulletproof. Put this on your playlist for a front-row seat to interviews with guests who you can relate to. From topics designed to boost your health — and your performance — to those of a more career-focused nature, this is one podcast you don’t want to miss.

“The James Altucher Show”

As an entrepreneur and angel investor who has started 20 companies, James Altucher knows a thing or two about business. He’s been through his share of successes and failures, making “The James Altucher Show” an educational experience. Each episode features interviews with seriously impressive professionals excited to share their tips for success with Altucher’s listeners. Some of his recent episodes include “Scot Cohen — the Best Networker on the Planet. Period.” and “Brandon Webb — Becoming the Master of Your Own Fate.”

“TED Radio Hour”

Brought to you by NPR, “TED Radio Hour” is based on the famous TED Talks. Hosted by Guy Raz, you won’t be able to help feeling inspired by listening to world-class speakers discuss topics like new ways to solve old problems and innovative inventions. After listening to the successes of others, you’ll be eager to find your own.

Finding a great accounting or finance job is hard work, but you don’t have to go it alone. Join forces with Accountingpros Recruiting + Staffing to make your Seattle job search a breeze. Contact us today to discuss your goals for the future!